Franchot Tone

1905 - 1968

Franchot Tone

Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor, producer, and director of stage, film and television. He was a leading man in the 1930s and early 1940s, and at the height of his career was known for his gentlemanly, sophisticate roles, with supporting roles by the 1950s. His acting crossed many genres including pre-Code romantic leads to noir layered roles and many World War I films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franchot Tone has received more than 1,068,646 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,525th most popular actor.

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  • 29

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  • 4.57

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Among actors, Franchot Tone ranks 3,478 out of 8,832Before him are Ingrid Pitt, Dennis Haysbert, Mary Ure, Lewis Arquette, Marilyn Burns, and David Margulies. After him are Eddie Cantor, Baltasar Kormákur, Sylvia Chang, Zoie Palmer, Anupam Kher, and Laura Morante.

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Among people born in 1905, Franchot Tone ranks 208Before him are Siaka Stevens, Mischa Auer, Ashley Montagu, Arthur Crudup, Alex Wilson, and Philip Ahn. After him are Gilbert Roland, J. William Fulbright, John O'Hara, Erskine Hamilton Childers, Sergey Nikolsky, and Emerich Vogl. Among people deceased in 1968, Franchot Tone ranks 150Before him are Harold D. Babcock, Luis Brunetto, Edna Ferber, Ichiya Kumagae, Bobby Driscoll, and Suraphol Sombatcharoen. After him are Tim Ahearne, Leo Sexton, Archie Mayo, Paul Radmilovic, Nikolai Stepulov, and Panagiotis Pavlidis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Franchot Tone ranks 5,497 out of 12,171Before him are Lewis Arquette (null), Marilyn Burns (1949), Maria Tallchief (1925), Ralph Nelson (1916), Catherine Hardwicke (1955), and Tina Fey (1970). After him are Eddie Cantor (1892), Bill Monroe (1911), Matthew Lillard (1970), Lane Smith (1936), James Buchanan Duke (1856), and Adam Driver (1983).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Franchot Tone ranks 1,691Before him are Bill Robinson (1877), Eric Bogosian (1953), Jack Albertson (1907), Dennis Haysbert (1954), Lewis Arquette (null), and Marilyn Burns (1949). After him are Eddie Cantor (1892), Matthew Lillard (1970), Lane Smith (1936), Adam Driver (1983), Cam Gigandet (1982), and BD Wong (1960).